General Questions On Anesthetics! Trivia Quiz

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General Questions On Anesthetics! Trivia Quiz

What do you know about anesthetics? Do you suppose you know as much as necessary to pass this quiz? Anesthetic is any agent that produces a local or general loss of sensation, the majority of which is pain. Anesthetics accomplish this effect by acting on the brain or peripheral nervous system to restrain responses to sensory stimulation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Using these 2 drugs together allows maximum benefits while minimizing adverse effects.
    • A. 

      N2O + isoflurane

    • B. 

      Sevoflurane + baralyme

    • C. 

      Thiopental + halothane

  • 2. 
    Using these 2 drugs together allows the pt to avoid stage 1 & 2 of surgical anesthesia.
    • A. 

      N2O + isoflurane

    • B. 

      Sevoflurane + baralyme

    • C. 

      Thiopental + halothane

  • 3. 
    This combination of drugs may cause airway irritation.
    • A. 

      N2O + isoflurane

    • B. 

      Sevoflurane + baralyme

    • C. 

      Thiopental + halothane

  • 4. 
    This drug may mimic B12 deficiency (aka - may cause megaloblastic anemia)
    • A. 

      Enflurane

    • B. 

      N2O

    • C. 

      Propofol

  • 5. 
    Describe the onset & recovery time for propofol.
    • A. 

      Fast onset, slow recovery

    • B. 

      Slow onset, slow recovery

    • C. 

      Fast onset, fast recovery

  • 6. 
    Describe the onset & recovery time for barbituates.
    • A. 

      Fast onset, slow recovery

    • B. 

      Slow onset, slow recovery

    • C. 

      Fast onset, fast recovery

  • 7. 
    Describe the onset & recovery time for etomidate.
    • A. 

      Fast onset, slow recovery

    • B. 

      Slow onset, slow recovery

    • C. 

      Fast onset, fast recovery

  • 8. 
    Describe the onset & recovery time for halothane.
    • A. 

      Fast onset, slow recovery

    • B. 

      Slow onset, slow recovery

    • C. 

      Fast onset, fast recovery

  • 9. 
    This drug may cause seizures
    • A. 

      Isoflurane

    • B. 

      Thiopental

    • C. 

      Enflurane

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not used for the induction of anesthesia in children?
    • A. 

      Halothane

    • B. 

      Sevoflurane

    • C. 

      Desflurane

  • 11. 
    This drug is an alpha-2 agonist.
    • A. 

      Dexmedotomidine

    • B. 

      Propofol

    • C. 

      Ketamine

  • 12. 
    This drug inhibits NMDA receptors.
    • A. 

      Dexmedotomidine

    • B. 

      Propofol

    • C. 

      Ketamine

  • 13. 
    The use of ketamine may require premedication.
    • A. 

      Anti-cholinergic drugs

    • B. 

      Benzodiazepines

    • C. 

      Beta blockers

  • 14. 
    This drug is especially useful for pts with compromised myocardial contractility.
    • A. 

      Enflurane

    • B. 

      Dexmedotomidine

    • C. 

      Etomidate

  • 15. 
    Isoniazid enhances the metabolism of 
    • A. 

      Sevoflurane

    • B. 

      Enflurane

    • C. 

      Desflurane

  • 16. 
    MOA of propofol
    • A. 

      Blocks Na+ channels

    • B. 

      Enhances GABAa transmission

    • C. 

      GABA agonist

  • 17. 
    This drug may cause airway irritation, coughing, and broncho/laryngospasm.
    • A. 

      Sevoflurane

    • B. 

      Enflurane

    • C. 

      Desflurane

  • 18. 
    The MAC for enflurane decreases when coadministered with
    • A. 

      N2O or opiods

    • B. 

      Ketamine

    • C. 

      IV anesthetics

  • 19. 
    It would be inadvisable to give this drug to a pt with liver failure.
    • A. 

      Enflurane

    • B. 

      Propofol

    • C. 

      Halothane

  • 20. 
    Describe the clinical use of halothane in children vs. adults.
    • A. 

      Used for induction of anesthesia in kids and maintenance of anesthesia in adults

    • B. 

      Used for sedation in kids and analgesia in adults

    • C. 

      Used in emergency surgeries in kids and out-patient surgeries in adults

  • 21. 
    This drug is associated with malignant hyperthermia.
    • A. 

      Etomidate

    • B. 

      Halothane

    • C. 

      Propofol

  • 22. 
    This drug must be combined with other drugs to be effective because of its low potency.
    • A. 

      N2O

    • B. 

      Barbituates

    • C. 

      Ketamine

  • 23. 
    Associated with hallucinations, vivid dreams, and euphoria.
    • A. 

      Ketamine

    • B. 

      Benzodiazepines

    • C. 

      Dexmedotomidine

  • 24. 
    Contraindicated in pts with porphyria.
    • A. 

      Barbituates

    • B. 

      Benzodiazepams

    • C. 

      Propofol

  • 25. 
    DOC for sedation of intubated pts.
    • A. 

      N2O

    • B. 

      Etomidate

    • C. 

      Dexmedotomidine